Nobody could accuse Sir Paul Smith of slowing down, even in the year he celebrates his 50th anniversary: he has still managed to produce a series of men’s and women’s collections, and has just opened his own foundation.
Designing denim would not normally seem the most apt way to become the designer at one of France’s great couture houses, but it is the career path of Matthew M. Williams, who debuted at Givenchy on Sunday
Designed to provide more equal access at some of the world’s top creative institutions, the project involves partnerships with Central Saint Martins, the Parsons School of Design and Institut Français de la Mode.
It’s been a weird year for fashion retail so far and Q2 in particular saw unprecedented global conditions, so it’s no surprise that the new Lyst Index is different from usual with Nike and Birkenstock's riding high.
There’s been much about the marriage of fashion and fine art at the Paris Fashion Week Menswear, the first purely online season in the history of menswear. Fashion's distance from fine art has rarely looked shorter.